benignity

Definitions of benignity
  1. noun
    the quality of being kind and gentle
    synonyms: benignancy, graciousness
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    Antonyms:
    malignance, malignancy, malignity
    quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will
    type of:
    good, goodness
    moral excellence or admirableness
  2. noun
    a kind act
    synonyms: kindness
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    benefaction, benevolence
    an act intending or showing kindness and good will
    cupboard love
    a show of affection motivated by selfishness
    favor, favour
    an act of gracious kindness
    forgiveness, pardon
    the act of excusing a mistake or offense
    endearment
    the act of showing affection
    consideration, thoughtfulness
    a considerate and thoughtful act
    good turn, turn
    a favor for someone
    condonation
    a pardon by treating the offender as if the offense had not occurred
    exculpation
    the act of freeing from guilt or blame
    type of:
    action
    something done (usually as opposed to something said)
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